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Obama says he authorized targeted airstrikes in Iraq

Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 00:41

U.S. President Barack Obama says he authorized targeted airstrikes to protect American personnel in Iraq. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY : U.S. President Barack Obama says he authorized targeted airstrikes to protect American personnel in Iraq. He said he will not allow the U.S. to be dragged into fighting another war in Iraq; saying combat troops will not return to Iraq.

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Obama says he authorized targeted airstrikes in Iraq

Thursday, August 07, 2014 - 00:41